Variant Management

Manage the Product Variance Across the Lifecycle

Variant Management is Getting Harder

As products become system of systems and the amount of embedded software and electronics increases, managing product variability becomes increasingly difficult. Manufacturers are managing platforms, product lines, features, and options ineffectively, and this is resulting in increased errors, delays in meeting customer requests, and extensive rework. Configurator Services are available on the Aras Innovator platform, and can be used in developing custom applications.

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Design Effectivity is Relevant to Your Business

Aras delivers a flexible, multi-factor approach to effectivity to enable manufacturers to manage complex effectivity at scale. The result is a massively simplified approach for engineering teams to specify and manage large numbers of configurations, collaborate on designs, and incorporate effectivity into the Digital Thread. Effectivity Services are natively configured inside of the Product Engineering application, and available for use into other applications, standard or custom.

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Managing features and options is essential to controlling differences from one design to the next. Aras is built to help you do that and communicate it through the value stream.

The Four Degrees of Product Complexity

The world runs on increasingly complex systems. Organizations face critical challenges in designing, managing, and optimizing these systems for the rapidly changing products of tomorrow. Consumers’ connectivity demands are changing at an unprecedented rate, driving companies in every industry to build more complex and more interconnected products and services.

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Create digital industrial applications with our open, low-code technology. Develop any solution for engineering, manufacturing, and maintenance of complex products.

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Connect Everything

Capture your complete, evolving product definition and allow teams across the enterprise to follow a product’s digital history and all of its related digital assets.


Own the Lifecycle

End-to-end actionable data to transform products and businesses. 

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Change Management

Change is the only constant in manufacturing. See how Aras helps you manage it.

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Requirements Engineering

Adopt a transformational technology to manage requirements in context with total product configuration.

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Enterprise Search

Share and search critical information across the lifecycle from requirements to drawings so content consumers can get information quick.

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Aras’ Platform Security utilizes a combination of strategies to protect your IP and support compliance to critical regulatory programs.

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Visual Collaboration

Capturing the conversation demystifies how decisions are made. Visual Collaboration enables users to mark up and comment on items inside the system. 

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As your product is developed, it goes through certain stages. Aras's Workflow capabilities allow you to manage the process and see where your product stands.

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How do you own the lifecycle? One resilient platform, end-to-end, concept through service, built on shared services, low-code architecture, customizable apps, and more.



Aras executes platform upgrades as part of the subscription so customers never fall behind technologically.

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Low-code Platform

See how the Aras Platform utilizes its low-code environment with the Innovator Modeling Engine and Service Architecture to build and manage Business Applications.

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